The changing face of International Geneva

Taking a closer look at the UN Human Rights Council

This content was published on June 13, 2022

The United Nations Human Rights Council is the UN's main body for promoting and protecting human rights. It meets at least three times a year at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Council resolutions are not binding but they carry moral weight, as countries do not like to be criticised.

But what exactly does it do? We take a closer look at the UN Human Rights Council, how it came about and how it operates. 

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